Ready to Measure Health Indicators for Women and Girls

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Explore our Tableau dashboard showing insights on R2M health indicators for women and girls:

 


 

What we appreciate about the dashboard’s capabilities is the interactive

 

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SciDataCon 2018

22/10/2018 – 26/10/2018, Gaborone, Botswana

Hosted by CODATA, SciDataCon 2018 will address the theme of ‘The Digital Frontiers of Global Science’.  In a hyperconnected world where the internet is pervasive and web technologies are driving major changes in our lives, research has become more than ever before digital and international.  Furthermore, the major societal and scientific challenges facing humanity in this digital age are profoundly global in character, requiring the participation of researchers from all countries and disciplines. The data revolution is also a major source of the scientific opportunities to address these issues but to realise these potentials the frontiers of science, data analysis and stewardship must be advanced.  Likewise, the data revolution must be inclusive, benefitting all,  and harnessing all energies: no parts of the world and no disciplines should be left behind….more

OECD Outlines Six Data Actions for Sustainable Development

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals hinges on harnessing evidence, technology, and data science. A new Development Co-operation Report 2017 from OECD provides a holistic view of data-driven development and identifies six concrete actions that international development partners, civil society, and the private sector can take to support governments and national statistical systems to bridge the data divide…

Amy Heyman

Amy Heyman Programme Offier, FAO Strategic Programme on Sustainable Agriculture, (SP2); Rome, Italy Amy Heyman is an Economist/Statistician at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. She is currently part of a small team leading the strategic direction and oversight of the organization’s work on sustainable agriculture. Previously, she was team leader…

Jean-Marc Faurès

Jean-Marc Faurès Senior Officer, FAO Strategic Programme on Sustainable Agriculture (SP2), Rome, Italy Jean-Marc Faurès is a senior agronomist and water resources management specialist. He has more than 30 years of experience in dealing with issues related to agricultural development in Africa, the Near East and Asia, using pilot projects to inform national policies. Recent…

July-September, 2017

In addition to numerous data-specific events taking place at the United Nations High-Level Political Forum and the United Nations General Assembly, this quarter has seen the publication of several flagship reports such as “Counting on the world” by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network and “Harnessing the data revolution to achieve sustainable development: Enabling frogs to…